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College Deliberately: Colby College

Colby College is a small, private not-for-profit, four-year College that emphasizes culture, citizenship and leadership located in the town of Waterville, ME. It is known for Economics, Political Science and Government and International/Globalization Studies.

Colby College

place 4000 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME 04901-8840
phone Phone: (207) 859-4000
web Web: https://www.colby.edu/
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Accreditation

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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Colby College New England Commission of Higher Education Accredited 1929-12-01 2028-06-30
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Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
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Student Services

Students with disabilities:
18% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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Colby College is in NCAA Division III with football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 68
Lacrosse Men’s 45
Rowing Women’s 43

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Tuition for Colby College is in the 98.6 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as extraordinarily expensive.
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